One of Those Days

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic


Every had one of those days?

Submitted: October 25, 2017

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I wake up shattered

Haven't slept a wink

I'd say I'm hungover

But I don't drink.

 

I go to take a shower

But the water is freezing

As I get dressed for work

I can't stop sneezing.

 

I climb in my car

To find it won't start

It cost me five hundred

In Exchange and Mart.

 

I head for the bus

There's a queue at the stop

People yelling and shouting

It's all kicking off.

 

They tell me there's a strike

The drivers have gone berserk

People ring for taxis

And phone in work.

 

I can’t afford a cab

I’ve got a quid to my name

As I set off walking

It starts to bloody rain.

 

By the time I get to work

I’m soaked to the skin

My boss looks at the clock

And asks me where I’ve been.

 

If today was a film

It'd be a horror

I should have stayed in bed

And come back out tomorrow.

 

Today has to be

The worst day I've ever had

Someone asks me how it's going

I say not too bad.


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